Introduction to Reiki

Ref: C3676649

Reiki is a safe, gentle non-intrusive hands on healing technique for use on yourself or with others. Reiki uses spiritual energy to help treat physical ailments, it is a holistic system for balancing, healing and harmonising all aspects of a person, body, mind and spirit. It also can encourage personal and spiritual awareness and growth.

Course aim

This course will give you the basics, the history and the development of healing energy as instructed by Reiki Master Dr Mikao Usui. At the end of the course you will receive a certificate for First Degree Reiki

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • You will learn the history of Reiki, where it developed and how Reiki came to the west.
  • You will learn the how to develop the healing flow of energy within yourself so that you can help to heal yourself and others.
  • Understand how our physical body has its own conscious energy system. How it relays subtle health warnings so that we become more aware of these within ourselves and an awareness to be able to heal and correct these so that we can help maintain a healthy body and mind.
  • You will learn to understand the Chakra system and Meridian pathways. How each chakra is relayed to emotional and physical problems within ourselves and others and how we can help to balance these, so that our conscious energy system can flow, giving us sense of wholeness and well being.
  • You will learn the Reiki Principles, and I will teach how to apply these wonderful little tools within your day to day lives, bringing awareness, mindfulness, a sense of peace and healing to yourself, to your home, your pets and all living things.

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning
  • You may be asked to undertake additional work in your own time to support your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning

What else do I need to know?

  • Nothing else is needed

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • On completion of the course will receive a Reiki First Degree Certificate. This will enable you to proceed to a Reiki Second Degree Course whereby on completion of the Second Degree Reiki you will then be able to treat clients as a Reiki Practitioner.

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Introduction to Reiki


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  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2019
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